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Molluscs of Tasmania

Trochidae – Trochinae: Clanculus albanyensis Jansen, 1995 (‘Albany top-shell’)

Synonym(s): albanyensis Jansen, 1995 ochroleucus Philippi, 1849.

Typical shell-length 12 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally amongst rocks and seaweed. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Vetigastropoda
Order: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Trochidae
Subfamily: Trochinae
Genus: Clanculus

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